Meningitis: What you need to know

POSTED: 8:20 AM PDT October 8, 2012    UPDATED: 11:48 AM PDT October 9, 2012 

Find out what you need to know about meningitis and the deadly outbreak that's now spread to nearly a dozen states.

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What is meningitis? Meningitis is an inflammation of the lining of the brain and spinal cord, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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